Definitions for "Materials Handling"
act of loading and unloading and moving goods within e.g. a factory especially using mechanical devices
Movement of goods within a firm's warehouse terminal, factory, or store.
Short distance movement of goods within a storage area.
physical handling of products (433)
the process, which includes mechanical handling, of transporting and positioning raw materials, semi-finished and finished products in connection with industrial operations, by conveyors, cranes, trucks, hopper feeds, and other equipment.
A function of logistics management, centering on the actual handling of products and materials between procurement and shipping.